Social Housing Fraud - The Key Evidence Gathering Issues
Social housing fraud is one of the most pressing issues facing local authorities and housing associations alike. This webinar focuses on the options available to facilitate evidence gathering and the legal restrictions in place.
A discussion on the Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR will be included alongside local and national initiatives available, such as the National Fraud Initiative.
The focus on this session is on those officers of local authorities and housing associations, and lawyers acting for such bodies, who are familiar with sub-letting, right to buy fraud and unlawful allocation cases but want a greater understanding of the evidence gathering options available to them.
What You Will Learn
This webinar will cover the following:
- Evidence - what is required?
- Data Protection Act 2018 & GDPR
- Local authority investigation powers
- Use of court procedures
- Oral evidence